Givanildo Vieira de Souza is a Brazilian football player who plays as a forward and winger in the Portugese league team Porto. He is nicknamed "Hulk."
He previously played for Vitoria (2004-05) in Salvador, Bahia, then moved to Japan to play for Kawasaki Frontale (2006-08) and Consadole Sapporo (2006). He was then loaned to Tokyo Verdy (2007-08), after which he moved to Portugal and signed up with Porto in 2008.
Hulk also plays internationally for Brazil, debuting in November 2009 in a friendly versus England. So far he has scored three goals for Brazil in international competitions.
Born: July 25, 1986 in Campina Grande, Brazil
Weight: 76 kg
- Extended his contract with Porto until 2014 with a buyout price of 100 million euros
- Elected into Top 10 Rising Stars by UEFA
- Footballer of the Month in Premeira Liga, six times